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Old February 10th, 2003, 10:52 AM
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Has anyone ever given priepaid phoe cards as exter tip for good service?
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Old February 10th, 2003, 10:56 AM
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i guess it is fairly common, however if you put this question to the cruise service personnel they will tell you that they prefer $$$$. Most of the employess send a good percentage of their pay home to their families.
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Old February 10th, 2003, 11:32 AM
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In fact, I've seen this done many times and the crew seem truely appreciative, it does cost them to call home and helps save.
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Old February 10th, 2003, 02:33 PM
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Thank you we are sailing 5/04/03 on the inspiration tips are added to sail&sing account.
We thought this phone card card wood be better to than taking than $$$.
God bless you
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Old February 10th, 2003, 03:25 PM
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Just make sure it is an international phone card. Lots of people get those AT&T cards but then have a hard time finding a place to use them on the islands or the minute conversion is horrible, Mexico is a good example of a very bad minute conversion.
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Old February 11th, 2003, 09:20 AM
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I haven't seen international phone cards. Where can you buy them?

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